Kampala minister Kamya orders for demolishing buildings under construction

Kampala minister Kamya orders for demolishing buildings under construction

The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Beti Kamya has directed Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to immediately demolish all buildings under construction without permits from the sector regulator. Recently Kamya halted the demolition of illegal structures that are already occupied a move that put her at loggerheads with the executive director Jennifer Musisi. KCCA […]

MP Zaake ‘now begging’ to fly him abroad for specialized treatment

MP Zaake ‘now begging’ to fly him abroad for specialized treatment

The Medical Board is yet to discuss Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake’s application to travel abroad for treatment. This comes after reports indicated that the board had already allowed Zaake to travel abroad to the U.S for treatment following injuries that he sustained as a result of alleged torture during the chaos in […]

BAT Uganda pays 40.4 billion taxes in first half of 2018

BAT Uganda pays 40.4 billion taxes in first half of 2018

Kampala, 26th July 2018 – British American Tobacco Uganda Limited posts a profit after tax of Ushs. 6.2 billion and pays Ushs 40.4 billion as tax to the Government as per its unaudited results for the six months to 30th June 2018. British American Tobacco Uganda Limited (‘BAT Uganda’) announced its unaudited results for the […]

Milk giant rewards loyal pupils

Milk giant rewards loyal pupils

In a bid to improve nutrition among school-going children, Uganda’s leading milk firm has concluded schools program which run during 2nd Term and was held in 369 schools in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso. On Wednesday, Fresh Dairy officially announced the winners of the ‘Yoghurt Cup Collection Challenge’ a competition that dared all participating schools and […]

NSSF size stands at Shs7.924 trillion

NSSF size stands at Shs7.924 trillion

State-run pension scheme, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), has declared an 11.23% interest rate on members’ savings for the financial year 2016/2017 against high inflation which stands at 8.68 %. The fund on Friday declared  it’s financial performance report, as size grew by 20% from shs6.6 trillion in 2016 to shs7.924 trillion in 2017 with […]

Agilis Partners acquires majority stake in Uganda grain giants The Joseph Initiative

Agilis Partners acquires majority stake in Uganda grain giants The Joseph Initiative

• Management Buy Out is one of the first in Uganda • New capital structure will enhance the company’s growth prospects in a sector that is crucial for Uganda’s economic growth and development East African agribusiness Agilis Partners (Agilis) today announced that Agilis has successfully completed the acquisition of the Joseph Initiative by buying the […]

UCC hikes Film festival nominees to 145

UCC hikes Film festival nominees to 145

The 2017 edition of Uganda Film Festival will see more local filmmakers involved and empowered, The Uganda Communications Commission has announced. The number of participants from moved from 118 in 2016 to 145 for this year with the festival week feted under the theme; “Celebrating culture through film.” The awards will be in the categories […]

Jack Pemba: Interpol clears businessman’s name

Jack Pemba: Interpol clears businessman’s name

Recently cited in a botched Shs2.5b gold scandal, philanthropist Jack Pemba, the National Central Bureau of Interpol Kampala has awarded him a certificate of “good conduct”. Issued on Monday by Nabirye Lukiya for Interpol Kampala, the letter says in part; “This is to certify that according to the criminal records maintained in Uganda, Pemba Jackson […]

5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

Authorities say five children died in a house fire in Butemba Township Bukwiri Kyankwanzi district. The fire was reported at 2.00am on Tuesday and bodies of the toddlers were taken to Kiboga Hospital for Post mortem. Patrick Onyango, an official at the Police Public Relations office in the capital, Kampala, said cops received a report […]

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